Revolver Webley «WG» M 1892

    revolver webley « wg & # 187 ; m 1892

    Webley «WG» M 1892

    In 1892 the company «Webley & Son» launched a new model revolver, continuing the development of the well-known series «WG».

    Revolver WG sample in 1892 was different from previous models mainly improved design of the trigger, and the ejector switch fixing drum, which from then on began to be used in all subsequent revolvers "Webley».


    Webley «WG» M 1892 was a revolver with a break in two to recharge frame and simultaneous extraction of all sleeves.

    Octagonal barrel was the upper limit of the tide and at the muzzle to fly.

    Locking frame carried lock system Green (Green), having the form U-shaped bracket, the top crossbar exciting shank upper half of the frame. Lock control lever on the left side of the box, when you click on the crossbar that moves back and freed the upper part of the frame. On the right side of the frame is open V-shaped located flat spring lock. The design is conceived so that until the latch is closed, the nasal part of the hammer can not reach the primer of the cartridge.

    Caliber, mm 11.5 (. 455)
    12.1 (.476)
    Length mm 292
    Barrel length, mm 152
    Weight empty, kg 1.140
    Drum, count . cartridges 6

    hammer-type firing mechanism with open trigger, double action.

    Food arms ammunition was carried out of the drum capacity of six rounds. Grooves on the surface of the drum had a pointed end.

    extraction of spent cartridges carried out automatically - when you press the lock lever locking frame revolver breaks the drum opened, spring star pushed out spent cartridges. In "Shattered" position produced and loading arms.

    switch fixing roller (patented by William Whiting in 1891) released him in the trunk and lowered automatically locked in the firing position. Copy and lever manage the system, screwed to the left side of the trunk and the tide would serve as an additional sign of recognition for all later revolver Webley.

    Sights open. The front sight is installed in a rush at the muzzle, and entirely represents a cutout in the top of the lock lever frame.

    Handle had a curved shape such as "bird's head" and ring for a safety strap. Cheeks handles with shallow incision had wood or of material resembling hard rubber.

    the left side of the frame under the drum was applied inscription «WEBLEY PATENT» and firm emblem «W & S» in the form of a flying bullet with wings.

    revolver webley « wg & # 187; m 1892

    Webley «WG» M 1892


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